Box 114Titles containing a Greek letter or another special character

  • Reproduce the title of a blog as closely as possible to the wording that appears on the screen, duplicating capitalization, spacing, and punctuation
    • eHealth: a blog devoted to ehealth and healthcare information technology [Internet].
    • PHARMALOT
    • A*L*S Blog
    • Emergiblog
  • If a title contains a Greek letter or some other symbol that cannot be reproduced with the type fonts available, substitute the name for the symbol. For example, Ω becomes omega.
    • β-Amino Acids
    • may become
    • beta-Amino Acids
  • If a title contains superscripts or subscripts that cannot be reproduced with the type fonts available, place the superscript or subscript in parentheses
    • TiO2 Nanoparticles
    • may become
    • TiO(2) Nanoparticles

From: Chapter 26, Electronic Mail and Discussion Forums

Cover of Citing Medicine
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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